nyc elections

Primary guide: City Council District 24
Primary guide: City Council District 24
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/05/2013 at 1:54PM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the candidates in City Council District 24 (Briarwood, Fresh Meadows, Hillcrest, Hillcrest Estates, Jamaica Estates, Jamaica Hills, Kew Gardens [...]

Primary guide: City Council District 19
Primary guide: City Council District 19
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/04/2013 at 2:48PM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the candidates in City Council District 19 (College Point, Auburndale-Flushing, Bayside, Whitestone, Bay Terrace, Douglaston and Little Neck), who [...]

Public advocate primary guide
Public advocate primary guide
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/03/2013 at 10:51AM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the public advocate primary candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to [...]

Comptroller primary guide
Comptroller primary guide
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/02/2013 at 3:14PM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the city comptroller primary candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want to [...]

Queens borough president primary guide
Queens borough president primary guide
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/30/2013 at 2:16PM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the Queens borough president primary candidates, who they are, what they stand for and what they want [...]

Courier hosts Focus on Queens Forum with BP, public advocate, comptroller candidates
Courier hosts Focus on Queens Forum with BP, public advocate, comptroller candidates
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/30/2013 at 11:56AM

The Queens Courier held the Focus on Queens Forum at the North Shore Towers on Wednesday, August 21. Borough President, City Comptroller and Public Advocate candidates from various parties attended and spoke on their ideas for the future of their respective offices. “Too often, people vote right down the Democratic line on the ballot,” said [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/30/2013 at 10:57AM

MAYOR Christine Quinn was endorsed by the New York Daily News, the New York Times and the New York Post. Joe Lhota was endorsed by the New York Times, New York Post and The Sephardic Community Federation for the Republican primary. Bill Thompson was endorsed by Assemblymember Dov Hikind, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, and Councilmembers Robert [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/23/2013 at 1:52PM

MAYOR Bill de Blasio received endorsements from The Nation magazine, the New York State Association of Letter Carriers, Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802, Doctors Council SEIU, Rev. Michael Waldrond, Jr., Assemblymember Joan Millman, Councilmember Vincent Gentile and Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. The New York City League of Conservation Voters and [...]

Candidates vie for votes in Councilmember Halloran’s district
Candidates vie for votes in Councilmember Halloran’s district
Politics Melissa Chan 8/21/2013 at 12:53PM

The six candidates vying to replace scandal-scarred Councilmember Dan Halloran mapped out ways they would bring integrity back to the seat at a Flushing forum last week. “There is such anger, and it’s justified,” said Paul Vallone at a forum hosted by the MinKwon Center for Community Action. “We need to reclaim our local council [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 8/15/2013 at 11:38AM

MAYOR The Nation magazine, New York State Association of Letter Carriers, Associated Musicians of Greater New York Local 802, Rev. Michael Waldrond, Jr. and Assemblymember Joan Millman endorsed Bill de Blasio. The New York City League of Conservation Voters endorsed Christine Quinn. PUBLIC ADVOCATE The Uniformed EMTs Paramedics, Fire Inspectors FDNY Local 2507, the Uniformed [...]